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GKN Aerospace Master Scheduler - Muncie, IN in Muncie, Indiana

Master Scheduler - Muncie, IN

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Date:Jan 9, 2021

Location:Muncie, IN, US

Company:GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 50 manufacturing locations in 15 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

About the opportunity

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to be better in everything we do.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

Job Summary

Maintain monthly SIOP and/or weekly MPS in order to balance demand and supply within available capacity and set Inventory targets. Orchestrate the cross-functional SIOP and/or MPS activities following the GKN Aerospace standard.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintains top level customer requirements to drive total manufacturing requirements.

  • Analyzes customer requirements and creates level-load schedules (if applicable), which satisfy customer requirements and provides a smooth production flow through work centers.

  • Creates/submits production schedule options to business unit managers for approval.

  • Minimizes inventory levels by accurately managing customer requirements.

  • Leads the process for sales order change management resulting from changes in quantity, design configuration, part number, Change in Design effectivity and schedule dates.

  • Provides MRP oversight and is the SME for MRP related issues, training and accuracy.

  • Working with Operations, leads slow moving WIP process to ensure WIP is flowing through production.

  • Supports the Operations team through the analysis and creation of relevant reports.

  • Works with Operations to monitor production output against customer requirements.

  • Analyzes currents systems and submits proposals for implementing improvements if necessary.

  • Using customer schedules, leads exception message reduction process to ensure system accuracy.

  • Designs, modifies and develops high level business processes and improvements.

  • Maintains a clean work environment (including assigned storage and cleaning duties) in full compliance with company standards, customer and government regulations.

  • Assists in the development and maintenance of a business culture, which supports the Company's overall business objectives and goals, to include issues that involve “cost, quality, process, schedule and people”.

  • Ensures the company's commitment to maintain a safe workplace and to protect the environment through the establishment and support of Company policy and adherence to various government regulations.

  • Fully comply with the "GKN Aerospace, Inc. Policy Statement on Contracting with the United States Government" in all areas of responsibility involving direct and indirect contracting with the United States Government.

  • Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis Production and Operations Management, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • 2+ years’ experience in materials in a manufacturing environment.

  • U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Baan – LN 1 year experience

  • Experience with ERP systems, specifically SAP, as well as Microsoft Excel experience highly preferred.

  • Experience with S&OP and MPS processes highly preferred.

  • Experience in aerospace industry is preferred.

  • American Production Inventory Control System (APICS) certification is preferred.

  • Good interpersonal, organizational, analytical and communication skills.

  • Well-organized, be able to multi-task and have a high level of attention to detail.

  • Customer service driven, able to understand and support the business goals and objectives.

  • Ability to read, write and comprehend English instructions

  • Interface and interact well with all departments of the company

  • Ability to sit and work in an office/desk job setting

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.